The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 147 153 174
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 1.55% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 23
Average daily rate £208 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £139 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £478 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £17.87 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
Apple
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (46.43%) Bloomberg
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
5 10 (35.71%) iPhone
6 9 (32.14%) iPad
6 9 (32.14%) Apple iOS
6 9 (32.14%) MS Office
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (28.57%) Reuters
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 6 (21.43%) Lotus
8 6 (21.43%) Mac OS X
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
8 6 (21.43%) Eikon
8 6 (21.43%) BYOD
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Retail
8 6 (21.43%) Retail Banking
9 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
9 5 (17.86%) Android
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Eikon
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) 4G
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) GPRS
4 1 (3.57%) HSPA
4 1 (3.57%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (3.57%) LTE
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) MVNO
4 1 (3.57%) Packet Switching
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Retail Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Deskside Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Deskside Support
5 3 (10.71%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
1 1 (3.57%) iPhone SDK
1 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
1 10 (35.71%) iPhone
2 9 (32.14%) iPad
3 6 (21.43%) BYOD
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Handset
6 1 (3.57%) PKI
6 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Apple iOS
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (21.43%) Mac OS X
6 5 (17.86%) Android
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Publishing
4 2 (7.14%) E-Procurement
4 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Bloomberg
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Reuters
4 6 (21.43%) Lotus
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) MobileIron
6 3 (10.71%) Remedy
7 2 (7.14%) FactSet
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Adobe
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) Dell